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14 Nov, 2017, 19:05 GMT Virginia Mason Institute Welcomes Mary Alida Brisk, New Director of Client Services

Virginia Mason Institute is thrilled to welcome the addition of Mary Alida Brisk, MAIS, SHRM-SCP, as the Director of Client Services. In her new...


19 Sep, 2017, 12:03 BST Sepsis Power Hour Solution Accelerates Care, Reduces Costly Treatment Measures

Sepsis is the primary cause of death from infection worldwide, with over 18 million cases per year, and represents the most costly condition treated...


03 Aug, 2017, 12:03 BST Health Care Facility Design and Flow Program Improves Bottom Line

Virginia Mason Institute is excited to offer Health Care Facility Design and Flow for health care organizations and teams seeking to improve flow and ...


25 May, 2017, 12:03 BST Patient-Family Partner Program Aligns Patient Engagement With Improvement Work

In an effort to help health care organizations worldwide better capture the patient voice, and sustain improvement work around patient satisfaction,...


16 Feb, 2017, 13:00 GMT Virginia Mason Institute Announces New Executive Director

Kirsten Mecklenburg Turner has been named executive director at Virginia Mason Institute. The institute, a division of Virginia Mason Health System,...


15 Dec, 2016, 12:00 GMT Virginia Mason Institute's Top 10 Articles of the Year

Virginia Mason Institute, a leading lean education resource for health care organizations worldwide, has released a top-ten list of the articles,...


03 Nov, 2016, 11:00 GMT Surgery Setup: Making a Difference for People, Safety and Costs

Virginia Mason Institute, a leading lean education resource for health care organizations, just released a news story that outlines how teams at...


13 Sep, 2016, 09:00 BST Virginia Mason Institute Introduces New Course on Preventing Never Events

Virginia Mason Institute's new course for health care leaders, Learning From Never Events: Aligning an Organization Around Safety, is designed to...


30 Aug, 2016, 12:00 BST Three Years and Counting: Sustaining the Gains for Patient Safety in a Critical Care Unit

Virginia Mason Institute, a leading lean education resource for health care organizations, published a quality improvement story that describes how a ...


01 Aug, 2016, 18:01 BST Virginia Mason Institute Brings Special Workshop to Philadelphia to Improve Patient Access, Quality

Virginia Mason Institute, a nonprofit health care education organization, is hosting a special workshop in Philadelphia for medical professionals,...


20 May, 2016, 21:11 BST NHS Improvement Partners with Virginia Mason Institute to Improve Safety and Quality for Patients

NHS Improvement, an organization responsible for overseeing England's National Health Service trusts, selected Virginia Mason Institute as its...


13 Apr, 2016, 20:17 BST Medication Error Sparks Team Engagement, Innovation and the Patient Safety Pursuit

Virginia Mason Institute, a leading lean education resource for health care organizations, just released a new improvement story that outlines how a...


07 Jan, 2016, 21:04 GMT Virginia Mason Institute Launches New Website

Virginia Mason Institute, a leading lean education resource for health care organizations, announced today the launch of its redesigned website, at...